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by Coronet Instructional Films
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One of the best examples of post-World War II social guidance films, with examples of "good" and "bad" girls, proper and improper dating etiquette, courtesy to parents, and an analysis of what makes some people popular and others not. A scream and a sobering document of postwar conformity. Director: Ted Peshak. Cinematography: Bill Rockar. Writers: Robert Chapin and Patricia Kealy. Editor: George Wilbern. Educational adviser: Dr. Alice Sowers, Director, Family Life Institute...
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Topics: Social guidance, Teenagers, Gender roles
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by Centron Productions
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The tale of "Susan Jane," the perennial outcast.
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Topics: Social guidance, Psychology, Gender roles
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by Coronet Instructional Films
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How to make the most of your free time.
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Topic: Social guidance
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by Sutherland (John) Productions
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This Cold War-era cartoon uses humor to tout the dangers of Communism and the benefits of capitalism.
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Topics: Cold War, Animation: Advertising, Capitalism
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by Airlie Productions
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Some good images of suburban homes, patients in hospitals, high schools and parties.
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by Pathescope Productions
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Shows masked mental patients enacting various schizophrenic symptoms as they were understood at the time. A disturbing film that raises questions about the condition and treatment of its subjects.
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Topics: Medicine: Psychiatry, Schizophrenia, Hospitals
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by University of Southern Califonia (student film)
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Imaginative film showing how automatic gadgets in homes and workplaces alienate people from one another.
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Topics: Technology: Critiques, Automation, Consumerism
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00:02:01:06 CU elevator door open to CU to depressed man’s face wearing Malcolm X 1960s style glasses; Audio track “Boredom is this man’s problem. Boredom at home, boredom at play, boredom at work”; man with bored look exits elevator and lights up a cigarette while looking out window. 00:02:36:28 CU door to office of Ira Jeffers M.D.; CU man’s hand grabs door knob, camera pans up man’s arm to man’s nervous expression as he takes a drag from cigarette; CU man puts out cigarette on...
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by Oklahoma State Department of Health
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